Could the Cubs win 90 games and still be sitting home in October?
Trying to deepen and diversify their pitching staff, the Cubs signed left-handers Clayton Richard ($2 million) and Rex Brothers ($1.42 million) to one-year deals.
The White Sox added a power relief arm on Tuesday when they acquired Tommy Kahnle from the Colorado Rockies.
This is the reality for Miguel Montero if the Cubs catcher lets his sprained left thumb completely heal: “Obviously, if I wait to be 100 percent, it’s going to be season-ending, pretty much.”
This isn’t the next-level season Neil Ramirez envisioned out of the Cubs bullpen after such a dominating rookie year.